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Started my bike and tried pushing out of its parking spot and it was super hard to push. I look at the rear tire and what do you know it's flat. I only have 2275 on my bike and still have some pretty big chicken strips. I checked the whole tire and there is no sign of puncture, cracks or damage of any kind. I called the dealership and they want $359 to pick it up and fix it.  I rode it yesterday afternoon and it was fine. I havn't checked to see if it hold air yet. I still need a air compressor.,check the valve stem, if the valve stem is bad then you can just replace that and pump it up. Go to the nearest place that does tires and ask how to tell if a valve stem is bad and how much it would be to fix it. Shouldn't be much. Maybe $20 and only takes a few minutes.,,,

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